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It's Domestic Politics, Stupid! EU Democracy Promotion Strategies Meet African Dominant Party Regimes
Dominant party systems trigger controversy about how the EU should engage with them. The examples of Ethiopia and Rwanda show that the willingness of authoritarian governments to engage with the EUExpand
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Aid Donor Meets Strategic Partner? The European Union's and China's Relations with Ethiopia
The motives, instruments and effects of China's Africa policy have spurred a lively debate in European development policy circles. This paper assesses the “competitive pressure” that China's growingExpand
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Competing for development : the European Union and China in Ethiopia
CCS discussion papers should contribute to the academic debate on China’s global rise and the consequences thereof for African development. We do therefore explicitly invite scholars from Africa,Expand
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Not as bad as it seems: EU and US democracy promotion faces China in Africa
The rise of China in Africa is often described as a major challenge to the United States (US) and the European Union (EU) democracy promotion policies. China is accused of providing important volumesExpand
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“ Towards a new partnership between the European Union and the African , Caribbean and Pacific countries after 2020 ”
This paper presents the contribution of the German Development Institute / Deutsche Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) as submitted to the public consultation “Towards a new partnership betweenExpand
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Post-2015: How Emerging Economies Shape the Relevance of a New Agenda
The rise of emerging economies has fundamentally changed the context in which negotiations on a post-2015 agreement take place. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were an agenda driven byExpand
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What the EU should do for democracy support in Africa: Ten proposals for a new strategic initiative in times of polarisation
The EU has made democracy support a stronger aspect in its relations with African countries since 2002. However, a broad range of political and economic dynamics within as well as outside of EuropeExpand
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China in Africa: What Challenges for a Reforming European Union Development Policy? Illustrations from Country Cases
During the past decade, the EU has introduced several reforms to make collective development policy more coherent and effective. At the same time, development exists alongside (and sometimes competesExpand
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